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Getting to UCM

The University of Central Missouri is located in Warrensburg, which is 50 miles southeast of Kansas City at the intersection of U.S. Highway 50 and Missouri Highway 13.

Amtrak provides daily service from St. Louis and Kansas City.  The train arrives and departs from the historic depot on Holden Street in Warrensburg.  The depot is located a few blocks from the UCM campus.

The campus is about a 90-minute drive from Kansas City International Airport.

From Kansas City International Airport:

  • Take 435 East toward St. Louis (this becomes 435 South). Exit on Interstate 70 East via Exit 63B on the left toward St. Louis.
  • From I-70 East, take the Highway 13 exit (Exit 49, Warrensburg-Higginsville).
  • Turn right onto MO-13South.
  • Drive south to Warrensburg, approximately 16 miles. Stay straight to go onto MO-13-Business South will turn into N Maguire St.., the main north-south street through Warrensburg.
  • Continue on Maguire until you see a sign that says the University of Central Missouri. The campus has two visitor parking lots.
  • For the north lot, turn Right on South Street; visitor parking lot located on left side of road.
  • For the south lot, turn Right on Clark Street; the lot is at the intersection of Clark and Holden.
  • Both have red-topped attendant's booths that help visitors locate the lots. Parking is free to visitors.

From the Amtrak Station in Warrensburg:

  • Walk south on Holden three blocks to the UCM campus.

From the north via Interstate 70:

  • From Interstate 70 West, take Highway 13 (Exit 49, Warrensburg-Higginsville). 
  • Turn Right onto MO-13 South.
  • Drive south to Warrensburg, about 16 miles. Stay straight to go onto MO-13-Business South will turn into N Maguire St., the main north-south street through Warrensburg.
  • Continue on Maguire until you see a sign that says the University of Central Missouri. The campus has two visitor parking lots.
  • For the north lot, turn Right on South Street; visitor parking lot located on left side of road.
  • For the south lot, turn Right on Clark Street; the lot is at the intersection of Clark and Holden.
  • Both have red-topped attendant's booths that help visitors locate the lots. Parking is free to visitors.

From the west via US 50:

  • Take US 50 East
  • Continue past the Bus. 50 turn-off to the Warrensburg exit. Turn the MO-13 ramp toward Warrensburg.
  • Turn right onto MO-13 Business Route which becomes N. Maguire St.
  • Stay on Maguire, the main north-south street through Warrensburg.
  • Continue on Maguire.
  • You will see a sign that says the University of Central Missouri. The campus has two visitor parking lots, both off Maguire.
  • For the north lot, turn Right on South Street; visitor parking is located on the left side of the road.
  • For the south lot, turn Right on Clark Street; the lot is at the intersection of Clark and Holden.
  • Both have red-topped attendants' booths that help visitors locate the lots. Parking is free to visitors.

From the east via US 50:

  • Take US 50 West
  • Take the MO-13 ranp toward Warrensburg.
  • Turn left onto MO-13 Business Route which becomes N. Maguire St. , the main north-south street through Warrensburg.
  • Continue on Maguire.
  • Turn left onto Hwy 13, which becomes Maguire, the main north-south street through Warrensburg.
  • You will see a sign that says the University of Central Missouri. The campus has two visitor parking lots, both off Maguire.
  • For the north lot, turn Right on to South Street; visitor parking is located on the left side of road.
  • For the south lot, turn Right on Clark Street; the lot is at the intersection of Clark and Holden.
  • Both have red-topped attendants' booths that help visitors locate the lots. Parking is free to visitors.

From the south via Hwy 13:

  • Start out going north on MO-13 North toward SW 21st Rd.
  • Enter next roundabout and take the 3rd exit onto MO-13 Business Route.
  • MO-13 will become Maguire St., the main north-south street through Warrensburg.
  • Continue on Maguire until you see a sign that says the University of Central Missouri. The campus has two visitor parking lots.
  • For the north lot, turn Left on South Street; visitor parking is located on the left side of road.
  • For the south lot, turn Left on Clark Street; the lot is at the intersection of Clark and Holden.
  • Both have red-topped attendant's booths that help visitors locate the lots. Parking is free to visitors.